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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $68,555 per year. A skill in ANSYS is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$48,988 - $100,627
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $68,554
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Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$14.65 - $52.53
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,988 - $100,627  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
Profit Sharing
$190.00 - $7,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,985 - $105,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $52.53  
   
Overtime
$27.00 - $76.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
Profit Sharing
$190.00 - $7,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$47,985 - $105,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 17%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
CATIA
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
$69,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Matlab
up arrow 5%
AutoDesk
up arrow 10%
Project
up arrow 10%
C++
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%